Icons of Anti-Evolution

Suggested Readings


Evolution, 2nd Edition, by C. Patterson. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1999.

On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle to Survive, by C. Darwin.  London: John Murray, 1859.

Science and Earth History, by A. Strahler. Buffalo, New York: Prometheus Books. 1987.

The Voyage of the Beagle: Charles Darwin's Journal of Researches, by Charles Darwin.  Edited by Janet Browne, Michael Neve, and Michael Neue.  Penguin USA, 1989, 432 pages .


"Paleontological Evidence and Organic Evolution," by R. J. Cuffey.  In Science and Creationism, edited by A. Montagu.  Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1984, pp. 255-281.

"Systematics, Comparative Biology, and the Case Against Creationism," by Joel Cracraft.  In Scientists Confront Creationism, edited by Laurie R. Godfrey.  New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1983, pp. 163-191.

Colin Patterson

"Colin Patterson revisits his famous question about evolution," by P. Nelson. Origins and Design, Vol. 17, No. 1, 1996, pp. 5-8.

"Editor's comments," by K. Fezer.  Creation Evolution Newsletter, Vol. 4, No. 6, 1984, pp. 4-5.

"Evolution is not science," by R. Lenard; 2000.  Available from <http://www.swcp.com/creation/essay1a.htm>.  Accessed June 24, 2000.

"Evolution? Prominent scientist reconsiders," by L. Sunderland and G. Parker (ICR Impact No. 108). Acts & Facts, Vol. 12, No. 6, 1982, pp. i-iv.  Available from <http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-108.htm>.  Accessed June 25, 2000.

"Patterson misquoted," by L. Theunissen; 1997.  Available from <http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/patterson.html>.  Accessed October 23, 2000.

"Should evolution be immune from critical analysis in the science classroom?" by D. Buckna and D. Laidlaw (ICR Impact No. 282).  Acts & Facts, Vol. 25, No. 12, 1996, pp. i-iv.  Available from <http://www.icr.org/pubs/imp/imp-282.htm>.  Accessed June 25, 2000.

Darwin’s Finches

Adaptive Radiation of Darwin’s Finches by Peter R. Grant and B. Rosemary Grant
"Recent data help explain how this famous group of Galápagos birds evolved, although gaps in our understanding remain." American Scientist, March-April 2002.

"The Beagle collections of Darwin's Finches (Geospizinae)," by F. J. Sulloway.  Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Series 43, 1982, No.2, pp. 49-94.

The Beak of the Finch : A Story of Evolution in Our Time, by Jonathan Weiner.  Vintage Books, 1995, 332 pages.

"Darwin and his finches: the evolution of a legend," by F. J. Sulloway.  Journal of the History of Biology, Vol. 15, 1982, pp. 1-53.

"Darwin and the Galapagos," by F. J. Sulloway.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 21, 1984, pp. 29-59.

Darwin's Finches, 2nd edition, by David Lack.  Cambridge University Press, 1984.

Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches, by Peter R. Grant and Jonathan Weiner.  Princeton University Press, 1999, 512 pages.

"The Legend of Darwin's Finches," by F. J. Sulloway.  Nature, Vol. 303, 1983, pp. 372.

"Phylogeny of Darwin's Finches as revealed by mtDNA sequences," by Sato, O'hUigin, Figueroa, Grant, Grant, Tichy, and Klein.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Vol. 96, April 1999, pp. 5101-5106.

Darwin's Tree of Life

Barghoorn, E.S., and Tyler, S.M., 1956, Microorganisms from the Gunflint Chert: Science, v. 147, pp. 563-577.

Bengston, S., 1994, ed., Early life on Earth: Columbia, New York.

Briggs, D.E.G., Erwin, D.H. and Collier, F.G., 1994, The fossils of the Burgess Shale: Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.

Brasier, M.D., 1992, Global ocean atmospheric change across the Precambrian-Cambrian transition: Geological Magazine, v. 129, pp. 161-168.

Collins, D. 1996, The "evolution" of Anomalocaris and its classification in the arthropod Class Dinocarida (nov.) and order Radiodonta (nov.): Journal of Paleontology, v. 70, pp. 280-293.

Conway, Morris, S., 1985, The Ediacaran biota and early metazoan evolution: Geological Magazine, v. 122, pp. 77-81.

Conway, Morris, S., 1987, The search for the Precambrian-Cambrian boundary: American Scientist, v. 75, pp. 156-167.

Conway, Morris, S., and Whittington, H.B., 1979, The animals of the Burgess Shale: Scientific American, v. 241, no. 1, pp. 122-135.

Cowie, J.W., and Brasier, M.D., eds., 1989, The Precambrian-Cambrian boundary: Oxford, New York.

Glaessner, M.F., 1984, The dawn of animal life: Cambridge, Cambridge.

Gould, S.J., 1989, Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the nature of history: New York, Norton.

Kitcher, P., 1982, Abusing science: the case against creationism: Cambridge, MIT.

Knoll, A.H., 1985, The distribution and evolution of microbial life in the Late Proterozoic Era: Annual Reviews of Microbiology, v. 39, pp. 391-417.

Knoll, A.H., 1991, End of the Proterozoic eon: Scientific American, v. 265, pp. 64-73.

Lipps, J.H., and Signor, P.W., 1992, eds., Origin and early development of the Metazoa: Plenum Press, New York.

Margulis, L., 1981, Symbiosis in cell evolution: San Francisco, Freeman.

McMenamin, M.A.S. and McMenamin, D.L.S., 1990, The emergence of animals, the Cambrian breakthrough: Columbia, New York.

Murchison, R.I., 1854, Siluria: The history of the oldest known rocks containing orgainic remains: London: John Murray.

Numbers, R.L., 1992, The Creationists: Knopf , New York.

Palmer, A.R., 1974, Search for the Cambrian World: American Scientist, v. 62, pp. 216-224.

Runnegar, B., 1982, The Cambrian explosion: animals or fossils?: Journal of the Geological Association of Australia, v. 29, pp. 395-411.

Runnegar, B., 1992, Evolution of the earliest animals, in J.W. Schopf, ed., Major events in the history of life: Jones and Bartlett, Boston.

Schopf, J.W., 1992, ed., The oldest fossils and what they mean: in Schopf, J.W., ed., Major events in the history of life: Jones and Bartlett, Boston.

Schopf, J.W., and Klien, C., eds., 1992, The Proterozoic biosphere, a multidisciplinary study: Cambridge, Cambridge.

Schopf, J.W., and Packer, B.M., 1987, Early Archean (3.3-billion-to 3.5-billion-year old) microfossils from the Warrawoona Group, Australia: Science, v. 237, pp. 70-73.

Seilacher, A., 1989, Vendozoa: organismic construction in the Proterozoic biosphere: Lethaia, v. 22, pp. 229-239.

Vidal, G., 1984, The oldest eukaryotic cells: Scientific American, v. 250, pp. 48-57.

Woese, C.R., 1979, A proposal concerning the origin of life on the planet Earth: Journal of Molecular Evolution, v. 13, pp. 95-101.

Woese, C.R., Kandler, O. and Wheelis, M.L., 1990, Toward a natural system of organisms: Proposal for domains Archaea, Bacteria, and Eukarya: Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, v. 87, pp. 4576-4579.

Fossil Horses

Four-winged Fruit Flies

From Ape to Human

Haeckel's Embryos


Miller-Urey Experiment

"Creationism and Evolutionary Protogenesis," by S. W. Fox.  In Science and Creationism, edited by A. Montagu.  Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1984, pp. 194-239.

Nature of Science

Peppered Moths

Science or Myth?

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